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Zetheumenidion Bequaert

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Vespoidea; Family: Vespidae; Subfamily: Eumeninae)

Zetheumenidion Bequaert, 1926: 487. Type species: Eumenes femoratus von Schulthess, 1910,
by original designation.

Zetheumenidion abruptum Selis, 2024 (South Africa)

Zetheumenidion celonitiforme (Giordani Soika, 1944) (Kenya, Tanzania)

Zetheumenidion concinnoide Selis, 2024 (South Africa)

Zetheumenidion femoratum (von Schulthess, 1910) (Botswana, Namibia, South Africa)

Zetheumenidion flavissimum Giordani Soika, 1987 (South Africa)

Zetheumenidion hessei (Giordani Soika, 1944) (South Africa)

Zetheumenidion invertitum (Giordani Soika, 1944) (Eritrea, Ethiopia, Tanzania)

Zetheumenidion latum Selis, 2024 (South Africa)

Zetheumenidion minimum Selis, 2024 (South Africa)

Zetheumenidion paeneplanum (Bequaert, 1926) (Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

Zetheumenidion pulchripenne (Cameron, 1910) (Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe)


Botswana, Kenya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe.




Bequaert J., 1918. A Revision of the Vespidae of the Belgian Congo Based on the Collection of the American Museum Congo Expedition, With A List of Ethiopian Diplopterous Wasps. Bulletin A. M. N. H, Vol. 39: 2-384.

Carpenter J. M., 1986. A Synonymic Generic Checklist of the Eumeninae (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Psyche, Vol 93: 61-90.

Selis, M. 2024. Revision of the Afrotropical genus Zetheumenidion Bequaert (Hymenoptera:
Vespidae: Eumeninae). Zootaxa 5406 (1): 037–065. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5406.1.2


Photographs Marco Selis (Viterbo).

Map illustration © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa)

Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)


Citation: van Noort, S. 2024. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the World. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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